Virginia vs. Clemson: Recap and Stats

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Virginia vs. Clemson: Recap and Stats
Virginia 44
(11-5, 1-4 away)
Clemson 59
(9-6, 7-3 home)
Venue: Littlejohn Coliseum
12:00PM ET / 9:00AM PT, January 12, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Virginia 20 24 44
Clemson 24 35 59
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Virginia J Harris 15 A Mitchell 9 J Evans 3
Clemson D Booker 12 D Booker 8 R Hall 3

Clemson easily got past Virginia 59-44 in ACC play on Saturday, January 12th. This one was close at the half, with Clemson leading 24-20. They pulled away in the second half and won by a big margin. The Tigers got a double-double out of Milton Jennings with a season-high 21 points and 11 rebounds. Milton Jennings also put up 15 points from three-point range. Devin Booker also had a good outing, scoring 15 points and adding nine rebounds. For the Cavaliers, Joe Harris got a team-high 14 points and five rebounds. Next up for Clemson (9-6, 1-2 ACC) is Wake Forest (8-6, 1-1 ACC) on Tuesday, January 15th on their home court.

Clemson Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 7:37 left to go.
  • Clemson started 9-6 during the 2011 and 2000 seasons (since 1996).
  • Clemson beat the spread by 15.0 points. That makes the 7th time this season the Tigers have beaten the spread.
  • Clemson has won 100% of the time this season (5-0) when its had a field goal percentage of 51.5% or better.
  • The Tigers have won 88% of the time this season (7-1) after recording 12 or more assists.
  • Clemson has won 100% of the time this season (4-0) when opponents record 44 or fewer total points.
  • Clemson has won 100% of the time this season (6-0) after holding an opponent to under 35.4% field goal percentage.
  • Clemson set a season low for steals.
  • The Tigers have recorded more free throws made than their opponents for the past 5 games.
  • This is the 8th game at home this season--Clemson has a 14.9 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Milton Jennings recorded a team season high in three-pointers with 5 and three pointers attempted with 8.
  • Milton Jennings accounted for 35.5% of the team's points.
  • Milton Jennings accounted for 37.9% of the team's rebounds.
  • Milton Jennings has led the team in scoring 5 times and in rebounding 5 times in 15 games this season.
  • This marks the 2nd 20-point game of Milton Jennings's career.
  • Milton Jennings recorded a double-double. It was his 1st this season and 6th of his career.
  • Milton Jennings had career highs with 7 field goals made, 5 three-pointers, and 9 defensive rebounds.
  • Devin Booker has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Rod Hall had a career high with a 100% field goal percentage.

Virginia Game Notes

  • Virginia lost and did not cover the spread.
  • Joe Harris accounted for 31.8% of the team's points.
  • Akil Mitchell accounted for 39.1% of the team's rebounds.
  • Joe Harris has led the team in scoring 10 times in 16 games this season.
  • Akil Mitchell has led the team in rebounding 12 times in 16 games this season.
  • Joe Harris has 6 straight double-digit point games.
UVA PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+Joe Harris311453100
BAkil Mitchell31793214
C+Mike Tobey15621000
CDarion Atkins15211020
CEvan Nolte24610000
D+Paul Jesperson27500000
-Teven Jones10200100
DJontel Evans33213005
DJustin Anderson14020002
CLEM PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Milton Jennings3721113112
ADevin Booker361591023
B+Rod Hall36802000
CK.J. McDaniels31631034
CD. Harrison25522102
C-Adonis Filer28213002
-Landry Nnoko4200000
-B. Sullivan3010001

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